ID: 12301
Updated by: cnewbill
Status: Bogus
Bug Type: Feature/Change Request
Operating System: Any
PHP Version: 4.0.6
New Comment:

I guess I should clarify this.

The behavior is that when an include()/require() is issued it checks the include_path 
in the order specified.

So say my program is in /www and my scripts are in /www/scripts.  My include_path has 
been modified to include /www/scripts/.

if I do include("main.php") in /www/index.php , then php first checks the working 
directory which is /www, it sees I have no main.php here so it checks the next entry 
in include_path /usr/local/lib/php/...still no dice, finally it checks 
/www/scripts...voila it finds it and includes it without me having to know the path.


Previous Comments:

[2001-07-21 15:57:26] [EMAIL PROTECTED]

No you're not the only one who does this.

You just need to modify your php.ini include_path setting.

By default it is ".:/usr/local/lib/php/", i.e. check the current directory then check 

So you would want yours to be ".:/usr/local/lib/php/:/path/to/scripts".  Then you 
could do this.



// rest of code here




[2001-07-21 15:29:09] [EMAIL PROTECTED]

When using include(), it should check the current file's directory. Currently PHP 
start from the script's directory.

Say you have the following files:

If wants to include, you would need to know from where it was 
included. If you started off from main.php, main.php would have 
include('include/') and would have include('include/'). 
If you started off from tools.php, tools.php would have 
include('../include/') and would have 

Which is very silly, IMO. needs, and i can make sure they're 
together in the same directory, so i can simply use include('') in 
why should i have to care what script and in what directory included

I can't believe this feature isn't there. I checked all over the place but it seems it 
isn't. Am I the only one who uses more than one directory for my scripts?

If this feature breaks some old scripts, you could have an option in the config file 
to turn it on or off.


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